Blackbelt Cichlid (Vieja maculicauda)

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Blackbelt Cichlid

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Blackbelt Cichlid

Vieja maculicauda

246 Litres (65 US G.)

25.4-35.6cm (10-14 ")


1 - 1.005


6.5 - 7.5

26 -28 °C (78.8-82.4°F)

6-16 °d

1:2 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years



Additional names

Blackbelt Cichlid

Additional scientific names

Cichlasoma maculicauda, Theraps maculicauda, Cichlasoma globosum

Diet[edit | edit source]

Will accept pellet and flake, blanched vegetables and may graze some types of algae. Will eat soft live plants. Will eat other fish that can fit in its mouth.

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Not planted-tank safe, will nibble live plants.

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